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Full Show: The Supreme Court And Abortion Rights, And The Tamarie Cooper Show (July 6, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss how Scott Pruitt's resignation from the EPA might affect Houston. Then, we explore how a new Supreme Court justice might affect abortion law. Our non-experts weigh The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And actor Tamarie Cooper talks about 21 years of hosting her annual, full-scale musical comedy show.

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Full Show: #MeToo In The Workplace, And HSPVA’s New Campus (June 28, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine how cases retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy was involved with affected Houston. Then, we find out how the #MeToo movement is impacting Houston workplaces. Plus, a local researcher studies Zealandia, a mostly underwater continent. And we tour HSPVA's new downtown campus.

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Analyzing SCOTUS’ Travel Ban Ruling And Suspending Prosecution Of Migrants With Children

Posted on · Geoffrey Hoffman of the UH Law Center breaks down the Supreme Court's ruling upholding Pres. Trump’s controversial travel ban and the decision by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to temporarily suspend referrals of criminal prosecution for migrants caught crossing the border with children.

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Full Show: Supreme Court Rulings, And Inside The Flood Control Bond Projects (June 25, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We analyze the latest Supreme Court rulings. We take a closer look at the flood control projects voters will cast ballots on in August. And we get an update on Houston Sports.

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Full Show: Vaccines And Autism, And Dealing With Obnoxious People (June 21, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine concerns immigrant advocates still have despite Pres. Trump's executive order ending family separation. Then, a local expert dispels the myth that vaccines cause Autism by sharing the experience of his own daughter. Plus, we learn about humankind's increased knowledge of the human genome and our potential to alter it. And an author champions the benefits of loving the obnoxious people in our lives.

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Full Show: Water Rights Battle, And The Man Behind Houston’s Skyline (Jan. 8, 2017)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We look at a water rights battle between Texas and New Mexico. Real estate developer Gerald D. Hines talks about his role in the creation of Houston's skyline. Dr. Lori Teller answers questions about your beloved dogs and cats. And Jeff Balke discusses the latest Houston sports news.